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CSPAN
Jun 18, 2013 8:00pm EDT
quote have thehe nsa ability to listen to americans' phone calls or read their e- mails under these programs? >> we do not have the authority. >> does the technology exists to flip a switch and have an analyst listen? >> no. >> the technology does not exist for individuals at the nsa to listen to americans' phone calls or read their e-mails? >> that is correct. >> help us understand that.
MSNBC
Jun 23, 2013 11:00am PDT
quote , james clapper, went before the u.s. congress and lied outright when asked if the nsa is collecting data on millions americans. director clapper's response was, no, sir. as "the new york times" said today, even clapper had to say that that statement was absolutely false. the very first conversation i had with mr. snowden, he showed me the folder in which he had placed the documents and labeled it nsa lying to congress, that
CSPAN
Jun 15, 2013 10:00am EDT
quote authorities. we are working those. from my perspective, the minimum and of cyber command and nsa, we have tremendous technical talent. we really do. these are great people. our nation has invested a lot in these people. they do this lawfully, they take compliance oversight, protect civil liberties and privacy, and the security of this nation to heart. every day. i could not be more proud of the men and women of the nsa and cyber command. what we now need to do is take
MSNBC
Jun 23, 2013 11:00am PDT
quote the bush nsa eavesdropping program to "the new york times" in 2005, or told dana priest about the black sites. this is how the government always tries to protect themselves from transparency is by accusing those who bring it, of endangering national
Current
Jun 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT
quote jokingly, nsa we wiretap the world. this is a fast vast systemic surveillance system. it is huge, and it's far larger than it's ever been acknowledged before although a number of us have been talking about it for quite some time. it's now coming out the initial contours of how large this really is.
MSNBC
Jun 21, 2013 8:00am PDT
quote what's going on that we know. >> how much worse? >> well, for instance, nsa today is collecting everything, including content, of every digital communication in this country, both computer and phone. and that information is being stored indefinitely. and that's something they are lying about. and that facility out there in utah is online right now. >> and the fact that they have said they do not do that, you're saying that's just a flat out lie. >> that's correct.
CNN
Jun 16, 2013 9:00am PDT
quote all under any program. >> no. and i can't tell you how strong we need to make this clear. the nsa is not listening to americans' phone calls, and it is not monitoring their e-mails. if it did, it's illegal. it's breaking the law. >> right. and it's not recording them either? >> i could go get a warrant on a criminal case, yeah, absolutely. it's very, very different. i think they think there's this mass surveillance of what you're saying on your phone call and what you're typing in your e-mails. that is just not happening. it's important, i think, for
MSNBC
Jun 23, 2013 11:00am PDT
quote nsa, tell a much different story. which is that there was an 80-page opinion from the fisa court, in spying on american citizens, is a violation of both the fourth amendment and bounds of the statute. it specifically said that they are collecting bulk transmissions, multiple conversations from millions of americans, not just people that are believed to be involved in terrorist organizations, or w k
CSPAN
Jun 22, 2013 10:00am EDT
an e-mail at booktv@c-span.org. in light of recent revelations about the nsa's domestic surveillance program booktv has put together a collection of clips from programs we have featured on the nsa and the topic of publishing government secrets. over the next hour we will hear from authors james bamford, matthew aid james keefe and dana priest. up first is the author james bamford whose first book about the nsa the puzzle palace was published in 1982. he spoke about the follow up to that book "body of secrets" in 2002 at the independent institute in oakland, california. >> the nsa is an extremely secret agency and when i wrote the book he it was the first book written about nsa today never thought i would have to read a second one but after i wrote puzzle palace no one came along and followed in my footsteps so i ended up writing "body of secrets" 20 years later which is only the second book written on the nsa so i sort of have a monopoly on that topic at this point. the government was not very happy that i wrote the "puzzle palace" and they twice wrote me for prosecution even though
LINKTV
Jun 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
not confirm his exact location. he stood by his assertion that as an nsa contractor he had the capability to wiretap anyone in the u.s. with a personal e-mail address. at one point, snowden was asked when exactly he made the decision to come forth. he said -- we will have more on snowden with glenn greenwald, the guard in journalist to whom he made his disclosures, after the headlines. president obama meanwhile defended his ministrations top- secret domestic spy program during an interview on pbs trolley rose show that aired monday night. obama drew a line between his administration's efforts and those of the bush administration. he also claimed that nsa surveillance is transparent because requests are submitted to the top-secret foreign intelligence surveillance court. >> it is transparent and that is why we set up the fisa court. the whole point of my concern before i was president, because some people say, welcome obama was this raving liberal before and now his dick cheney and sometimes he says, he took a block stock -- my concern has always been not that we should not do i
CBS
Jun 16, 2013 12:00pm EDT
>> my name is edward snowden. i'm 19 years old. i work as an analyst for nsa in hawaii. i sitting at my desk had the authorities to wire tap anyone from you or your accountant to a federal judge to even the president if i had a personal e- mail. >> snowden was the security contractor with top secret clearance until tuesday of this week when he was released of that fact. he triggered a federal man hunt after he had begun communicating vie e-mail with the "washington post" and the guardian. he told about the details of prism operated by the nsa. snowden sent a video. he claimed that he blew the whistle on the nsa to prompt a public debate about the program's legitimacy and propriety. he said that he had taken refuge in hong kong, the famed city and territory of the people's republic of china. he is resisting extradition to the united states so damage assessments are already under way in the nsa and the cia and the department of homeland security and in other federal agencies who secret's snowden is positioned to compromise. besides his decision to put himself under the jurisdiction
FOX News
Jun 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
literally wrote the book. by char nsa programmin nsacha a campaign made a profile of every single persuadable voter in the country and then with experiments borrowed from behavioral psychology they targeted people with personalized messages and coaxed them to the polls. >> voters are the guinea pigs. >> this was developed in this plain looking washington, d.c. office building home to the labor giant the afl-cio. inside a secret entity called the analyst institute. >> a consortium of liberal groups, parties, campaign and consultants designed to do science and help democrats win the election. >> a political manhattan project with the goal of developing superweapons. it was first seen in a michigan governor race six years guy. a couple of researchers were testing identity salients. >> they assigned voters to get one of several election get out the vote reminders and one said something here is your history as a voter and here are the neighbors vote histories and then there was a threat. >> they threatened to tell your neighbors you didn't vote. >> this increased turnout among the peop
FOX News
Jun 17, 2013 3:00am EDT
corporation. >> sasha eisen berg literally wrote the book. by char nsa programmin nsacha a campaign made a profile of every single persuadable voter in the country and then with experiments borrowed from behavioral psychology they targeted people with personalized messages and coaxed them to the polls. >> voters are the guinea pigs. >> this was developed in this plain looking washington, d.c. office building home to the labor giant the afl-cio. inside a secret entity called the analyst institute. >> a consortium of liberal groups, parties, campaign and consultants designed to do science and help democrats win the election. >> a political manhattan project with the goal of developing superweapons. it was first seen in a michigan governor race six years guy. a couple of researchers were testing identity salients. >> they assigned voters to get one of several election get out the vote reminders and one said something here is your history as a voter and here are the neighbors vote histories and then there was a threat. >> they threatened to tell your neighbors you didn't vote. >> this increase
FOX News
Jun 18, 2013 1:00pm PDT
all these calls, snooping that prevented something over the top. the deputy nsa director saying the government's much maligned surveillance program helped foil a plot to blow up the new york stock exchange, one of more than 50 terrorist plots stopped in their tracks because the government snoops were on the job. are you buying it? >> welcome everybody, i'm neil cavuto and this is your world. and to her the deputy director tell is, this is your scary world. so scary the government has to now and then spy on you to help stop them. them, of course, being the bad guys. the guys who want to kill us. now the government is saying, thanks to all of that snooping you're bringing, so, congress, you quit whining, ahead of my exclusive chart with an original nsa whistle brother, thomas drake who is not buying this. former congressman ron paul does not appear to be buying it, either. joining me on the phone. congressman, what do you make of this, this saved lives? >> i don't really believe that. i think they fudged the figures. of the 50 plots they stopped, i think 40 were minor plots overseas f
FOX News
Jun 16, 2013 9:00pm PDT
ultimately came the national security agency or nsa. in the 1950s the spy center was so secretive the joke was the initials stood for no such agency. >> what did the president know and when did he know it? >> after watergate, however, people wanted to know what the spy agencies were really up to. in 1975, general lou allen became the first director of the nsa to testify publicly before congress. the agency once so secretive was expose heed. the public learned that the nsa headquartered at fort mead, maryland was eavesdropping on messages sent into and out of the country. the federal government passed the foreign intelligence surveillance act which required orders from certain courts. the nsa adapted and moved on. with the fall of the soviet union its mission seemed less urgent to many and the nsa lagged behind in the latest technology. as general michael hayden the nsa director who took charge in 1989 put it in an age of telenoncations breakthroughs the nsa was becoming deaf. 9/11 delivered a shock that was loud enough for everyone to hear. the nsa got a bigger budget and a new missio
PBS
Jun 15, 2013 12:30pm PDT
. i'm 29 years old. i work for booz allen hamilton as an infrastructure analyst for nsa in hawaii. i sit in my desk and certainly have authority to wiretap anyone from you or your accountant to a federal judge to even the president if i had a personal e-mail. >> edward j. snowden was a security contractor with top secret clearance until tuesday of this week had he was sacked. three weeks ago mr. snowden triggered a federal manhunt after he had begun communicating via e-mail with both the washington post and the guardian, a british newspaper. snowden disclosed to the papers details of a top secret surveillance program called prism operated by the national security agency, the nsa. last week snowden surfaced in hong kong via video to explain his actions. snowden denied any intent to harm u.s. security. he claimed he blew the whistle on the nsa to prompt a public debate about the program's legitimacy and propriety. he said he had taken refuge in hong kong, the same city and territory of the people's republic of china. snowden is resisting extradition to the united states, so damage assessme
CNN
Jun 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
bush and cheney-like when it comes to spying on you. >> the nsa cannot listen to your telephone calls or target your e-mails. >>> also, shock jocks. >> knock knock. >> we do knock knocks on thursdays. >> three atlanta radio deejays fired after mocking a former new orleans saints player with als. >> i watch the "jersey shore." >> what was the mayhem in the a.m. thinking? this morning, they're apologizing. >>> plus, amazing rescue. >> we thought we could walk across a ridge. that's when we realized we're in trouble. >> for more than a mile in the sky, two teens plucked from a rocky ridge only a few feet wide. >>> and florida's marco rubio sending shock waves to would-be u.s. citizens. should english be required to become an american? "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning. thanks so much for being with us. i'm carol costello. we begin with president obama hitting back at critics who charge the government is spying on american citizens. mr. obama says come on, i'm no dick cheney. the president defending his administration against charges that it abused its power and trampled on american
FOX News
Jun 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
the nsa, keith alexander set to speak on screen on the record to describe the nsa surveillance program and how vital it has been in breaking up terror attacks on the homeland. president obama defending that program, insisting it's all transparent as the nsa leaker revealing more embarrassing disclosures for the administration. i'm bill hemmer, welcome to a jam packed show. martha: president obama is in damage control mode on this, meeting with world leaders in northern ireland. here is the president in that under view with charlie rose. >> the way i view it my job is to protect the american people and protect the american way of life which includes our privacy. what i can say unequivocally. if you are a u.s. person, the nsa cannot listen to your telephone calls. and the nsa cannot target your e-mails. >> and have not? >> and have not. they cannot and have not by law and by rule. and unless they -- usually it wouldn't be they, it would be the fbi, go to the court and obtain a warrant and seek probable cause. the same way it's always been. bill: snowden the man at the center of t
Current
Jun 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT
music ♪ ] >> john: good evening nsa whistle blower edward snowden is still talking and promiseing to release more information. what do you do about spying when it's made legal? we'll talk about what is really going on and what is next. and the iranian people have gone to the polls and replaced their powerless figure head right wing president with a right wing cleric president. is the new boss the same as the old boss and do you remember that cheney mail of how obama is actually a muslim. he's actually a muslim with a muslim healthcare plan that converts you to muslimdom. it's funny. we'll explain. today is the birthday. and 42 years ago day president nixon declared the war on drugs and unlike richard nixon, it's never going away. it's "viewpoint." [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> john: i'm john fugelsang. this is "viewpoint." thank you so much for joining us tonight. edward snowden strikes again. as the g-summit gets under way, news of a british cyberspy operation on diplomats at the 2009 g-20 summit, another nugget from the 19-year-old alleged nsa leaker who is still nowhere to be foun
FOX News
Jun 19, 2013 1:00am PDT
>> bill: the o'reilly factor is on. tonight. >> if you are a u.s. person. the nsa cannot listen to your telephone calls and the nsa cannot target your emails. >> bill: president obama says the u.s. government is not reading private emails. the nsa whistleblower says they are. who do you believe? charles krauthammer will weigh in. >> in particular obviously a crucial way of reproducing whiteness, white supremacy, white privilege. >> bill: far left university of pennsylvania teacher says opposition to late term abortion is driven by white racism. incredible. we will show you what's going on. >> money for heroin. >> also tonight undercover reporter exposes fraud in 2 billion-dollar telephone entitlement. largely paid for by americans. this situation might shock you. >> people on drugs. they get this phone and they go get $40. >> caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. do you believe president obama? that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. there is no question the presid
FOX News
Jun 22, 2013 11:30am PDT
tea partiers and nsa snooping on americans, eric holder, the justice department going after journalists, the president takes a road trip. world leaders. but charm offensive falling flat and his big speech not so big. how did the media rate his perfect form answer? dick cheney condemn it is actions of the nsa leaker. the liberal media ignores the details and attack cheney. the leaker goes public again with more details and slams the media for doing their jobs. the governor of maine is tired of getting bad press. so he shuts the press out. the proof is in. the media has a pro-gay marriage agenda. really? nbc's chris matthews loves hbo's left leading newsroom program. but do you know why? >> honesty and get people substance to take away. you said it well. >> on the panel this week writer and fox news contributor judy miller. >> syndicated columnist cal thomas. jim pinker ton, contributing editor of the american conservative magazine "daily beast." kirsten powers. fox news contributor richard grinnell. john fox, "fox news watch" is on right now. president obama in berlin this we
CBS
Jun 16, 2013 6:30am EDT
i'm 29 years old. i work for booth alan hamilton for nsa in hawaii. i certainly have the authorities to wiretap anyone from you or your accountant to a federal judge to the president if i had a personal e- mail. >> edward snowden was a security contractor with top secret clearance until tuesday when he was sacked. he triggered a federal manhunt after he communicated by e-mail with the washington post and guardian, a british newspaper. he disclosed details of a top secret surveillance -- prison operated by the national security agency, the nsa. he spoke to us by video in hong kong to explain his action. he denied any intent to harm security. he claims he blew the whistle to prompt a public debate about legitimacy and propriety. he had taken refuge in hong kong. snowden is resisting expedition to the united states. damage assessments are already under way in the nsa and cia, the central intelligence agency, and homeland security and other federal agencies whose secrets snowden is able to compromise. he's put himself under the jurisdiction of hong kong, the timing of snowden
FOX News
Jun 19, 2013 12:00am PDT
obama talks to charlie rose about the nsa programs leaked by edward snowden. the latest on how this could affect his upcoming impeachment trial. and a psychic ordered by a judge to pay almost $7 million after falsely telling police a texas couple had a mass grave on their property. the story so shocking it has been five days in our show run down. and should porn stars teachers and steeks ed? some say no, but some say -- well, i give up. go ahead. greg? >> hi, andy. >> hi, greg. >> what's that? >> i don't know. i can't see you. >> it is my hand. >> oh. oh, i see it now. >> it is waiving. >> it is waiving. >> go away. god, he is a waste of time. let's welcome our guest. she is so sweet that mayor bloomburg is banning 16 ounce servings of her. it is dana perino. and there are so many co coasts and if thoughtful commentary was a vision test, i would do him with only one eye open. tess will ron. it is will ron. and the deputy editor and his e book is called "the lizard king." and my repulsive sidekick, bill schulz. if hilarity was a storage unit i would keep my junk in him until i found
FOX News
Jun 16, 2013 4:00am EDT
congressional oversight committee. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not the wittingly. there are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps collect but not wittingly. >> judge jeanine: within weeks that sworn testimony proved to be an out and out lie. even clueless clapper had to admit it. now, where i come from, that is called perjury and we don't hesitate to indict and lock people up for it. ericttorney general holds eric holder is certainly no hero. he lied to the congressional oversight committee and said he knew nothing about a search warrant for reporters' records and e-mails when actually approved the request. you remember him? in over his head holder who thinks the way to handle drug crime is to give assault rifles to the mexican drug cartel and then lie and say he knew nothing about fast and furious. and heros certainly are not people like hillary clinton who said the hateful video caused the massacre of four americans in benghazi. you remember her. the one who dodged that sniper fire
FOX News
Jun 23, 2013 12:30pm PDT
. >>> on fox news watch. with scandals engulfing the white house like the irs targeting tea partiers, nsa snooping on americans, eric holder and justice department going after journalists the president talks a road trip. but his charm ff falling flat and big spreech not so big. how did the media rate his performance? >> dick cheney condemns the leaker. liberal media ignore the details and attack cheney. and then slams the media for doing their job. they are tired of getting bad press so he shuts the press out. media have a pro gay marriage agenda. really? and nbc's chris matthews love hbo left leaning news program. did you know why? >> keys honesty and i think you said it well. >> jon: on the panel, judy miller. syndicated columnist, cal thomas, jim pinkerton, columnist kirsten powers and fox news contributor, richard grenell. i'm jon scott. fox news watch is on right now. right now. >> jon: president obama in berlin this week delivering a speech to a smaller crowd than the last time he was there. his trip to germany followed his attendance at the g-8 summit. his lie lateral meeting with
FOX News
Jun 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
bill: more than 50 terrorist attacks and 20 countries have been stopped because of this nsa program. this is the first window the american public has had to look in and see how it operates. martha: more coming up on "happening now." see you back here tomorrow. thanks, everybody. jon: "happening now" begins with a fox news alert as the man overseeing our nation's top secret surveillance programs takes center stage on capitol hill. good morning i'm jon scott. jenna: i'm jenna lee. we are getting a rare glimpse into one of the most secret agencies in the federal government. let's go back to the hearing, we believe the question-and-answer period is about to get started. we've heard a lot from government officials, details we've never heard before. >> it doesn't require individualized warrants. exactly the opposite is the case. the kind of connection done under section 702 i with is collecting foreign intelligence information from foreigners outside of the united states historically was done by the executive branch under its own authority without any kind of supervision whatsoever. and a
FOX News
Jun 17, 2013 8:00am PDT
: right now brand new stories and be breaking news. jon: well, the nsa could release new details on its surveillance program very soon. will that be enough to convince skeptical americans the reasons for snooping are worth it? >>> and this is the most destructive wildfire in colorado's history. one sheriff there comparing the damage to a nuclear bomb explosion. now a new set of investigators on the scene, how their involvement could give us clues as to how this fire started. >>> and no defense, a pitcher takes a direct hit. the baseball traveling more than a hundred miles an hour. how he's doing today. it's all "happening now." ♪ ♪ jon: whoa, that's tough to watch, that baseball pitch. jenna: it is. jon: but we have some good news on that coming up. we are awaiting new information on the government's snooping programs, specifically more details about how it has kept americans and others safe. good morning to you, i'm jon scott. jenna: hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. thanks for starting off your week with us. as early as today, we expect the head of the nsa to publicly release a li
FOX News
Jun 16, 2013 12:00am EDT
unprecedented. the collection of this information by the nsa unprecedented. >> i think on balance we have established a process and a procedure that the american people should feel comfortable about, but again, this -- these pro grams are subject to congressional oversight and congressional reauthorization and congressional debate. >> judge jeanine: really? it is your administration that repeatedly commits perjury and lies in front of the very oversight committees. how can we possibly feel comfortable? so now a script rewrite by the real losers of d.c. shift the plot and scare them. fbi director robert muller says national security has been harmed by americans knowing that they are being spied on. >> but let nobody be misled in this, this hurts national security. >> judge jeanine: really? hurts national security? you really think that people sophisticated enough to take on the united states of america don't know that their phone calls can be tracked? hell, when i was a d. a. investigating the mob i looked for alternative ways to gather intelligence because even those low level bozos knew
NBC
Jun 23, 2013 8:00am PDT
>>> this sunday we're covering the breaking news this morning. nsa leaker edward snowden on the run as the government files formal charges against him. >> plus, our own congressional summit on the hottest issues of the president's second term. the immigration fight is coming to a head with high stakes and big leadership testsor both the president and the gop. the stock market stumbles. how much volatility is ahead in the economy? and what should washington do? >>> and the debate over spying. is the country still behind the nsa surveillance program, or does the president need to make a public case to keep it going? with us 14 capitol hill voices. assistant democratic leader dick durbin of illinois. the top republican on the senate homeland security and government affairs committee and immigration, key conservative voice, tom coburn of oklahoma. democratic congresswoman from california, loretta sanchez, and the chairman of the house intelligence committee, republican congressman mike rogers of michigan. then our political roundtable on obama's rough patch. critical reviews of his trip
CNN
Jun 15, 2013 3:00pm PDT
search for the nsa leaker. will he find a safe haven abroad? >>> and cnn investigates a cancer charity empire run by a single family that appears to be putting profit ahead of patients. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. wolf blitzer is off. i'm jim acosta and you are in the situation room. >>> the white house said the syrian regime has crossed the president's red line by using chemical weapons, namely sarin, killing up to 150 people. president obama has decided to provide more aid, including military support, to syria's rebels, but how far is the u.s. willing to go? we begin with cnn's pentagon correspondent, barbara starr. barbara? >> reporter: the president has made the decision to act but you're right. the question now, what comes next. the obama administration is now confirming what was feared, that the syrian regime used chemical weapons multiple times. >> a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. that would change my calculus. rncht pressu >> reporter: pressure is growing on pres
FOX News
Jun 15, 2013 11:00am PDT
nsa surveillance leaks, but in the era of irs targeting, government run health care and exploding federal regulations, should data mining be your biggest worry? will shutting the program down diminish our terror fighting abilities? a new front in the battle over free speech on campus, new just released federal guidelines endanger faculty and student rights. >>> welcome to "the journal editorial report." i'm paul gigot. charges of big brother from both the left and the right this week in the wake of the nsa surveillance controversy. the leaks couldn't have come at a worse time with polls showing the public's trust in government already at historic lows. so, in an era of irs targeting, government-run health care and runaway federal regulations, how worried should we be? and is data mining our biggest threat? let's ask "wall street journal" columnist and deputy editor dan henninger, columnist mary o'grady and editorial board member joe rago. so dan, explain something to me. these programs began under george w. bush. they have had bipartisan support. so what explains the uproar now ag
NBC
Jun 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT
nsa leaker. >>> plus, the end of an era in san jose. >> and goodúg& afternoon. i'm jeff ranieri in the bay area weather center. right now the grass fire is contained. at least ten acres have burned. winds are gusty but it's more of a cooling wind. the fog is rolling into san francisco and what it will do to our temperatures in just a few minutes. >>> the man who leaked details about the nsa program said his truth cannot be stopped even if he's killed. he is making new accusation that spy teams helped wiretap foreign leaders at an international summit. the leak coming as president obama arrived at the g8 in northern ireland today.,Ñ steve handelsman has more on that. >> ed snowden denied offering u.s. secrets to china in return for asylum there. the more that the nsa leaker says, the stronger the feeling in washington that he's become crusader against his old agency and the american government. and now the president who snowden thought would change the nsa but didn't. >> president obama went to the summit hoping for a trade deal to end the civil war in syria. but mr. obama is being
CSPAN
Jun 23, 2013 10:30am EDT
like to recognize the hard work of the men and women of the nsa and the rest of the intelligence community who work day in and day out to disrupt threats to our national security. people at the nsa in particular have heard a constant public drumbeat about a laundry list of the things they are alleged to be doing to spy on americans, all of them wrong. the misperceptions have been great. they keep their heads down and keep working every day to keep us safe. general alexander, convey our thanks to your team for continuing every day despite much misinformation about the quality of their work, and thank them for continuing to work to protect america. i want to take this moment to note general alexander has been extended as national security advisor three different times. that is a patriot. this is a very difficult job and at a very difficult time in our history, and for the general to accept those extensions of his military service to protect this nation, i think with all of the misinformation out there i want to thank you for that. thank you for your patriotism. thank you for contin
MSNBC
Jun 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
committee from nsa chief general keith alexander, about to take questions from a house committee. let me play you about actual terror plots that had been disrupted by the programs. >> we know who that there are dozens and we asked as well to start declassifying these. i do think he will talk about more declassified disruptions of terrorist attacks that involved these two programs. >> i'm sure you saw this jackie that yesterday edward snowden posed this point on a web chat. he said how many terrorist attacks were taken solely by information derived from programs. i guess one question is, is that even a fair question? >> right. i think the nsa chief was having allies on the panel. you heard mike rogers talking. it was interesting to hear a divide and you heard mike rogers who supports a program like this. on the other end of the spectrum you have someone like michele bachmann who may be more critical of it. so that divide would be interesting. as for snowden, this chat was important but there are a lot of questions out there that he can't answer. you know, why he is in hong kong. a
Current
Jun 19, 2013 5:00pm PDT
president obama continued his defense of the nsa in germane where the topic of surveillance has a strong bit of residence. >> we know of at least 50 threats that have been averted because of information not just in the united states, but in some cases threats in germany. so lives have been saved. >> john: so as a number of terrorist plots have been prevented seems to grow every day shows how much credence we can put in these numbers. if the terror plots have been foiled as rapidly as we've been told, wouldn't the government tell us in great detail and post of it like long ago? and joining me to talk about the nsa is from forbes.com the great rick unger. welcome back to the show. always a pleasure to have you with us. we're happy to welcome ben--sorry welcoming to the show david sirota, and ben, are you there? >> i'm here. >> ben is with us. i'm getting conflicting information in my ear piece. thank you for joining us on chaos wednesday. >> sure, and happy to clear things up. >> john: thank you very much. you heard that the president is speaking to throngs of adoreing fans and less teemin
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